Latino International book award-winning author Chantel Acevedo and local writer Paul Martone discuss race & identity in the 1990s through writings and conversation. This event is offered through a 2016 RACC project grant awarded to Paul Martone for his narrative nonfiction essay, “Denny’s 1996.”
Chantel Acevedo’s novels include Love and Ghost Letters (St. Martin’s Press), which won the Latino International Book Award and was a finalist for the Connecticut Book of the Year, Song of the Red Cloak, a historical novel for young adults, A Falling Star (Carolina Wren Press), winner of the Doris Bakwin Award, and National Bronze Medal IPPY Award, and The Distant Marvels, (Europa Editions).
Paul Martone is a fiction writer and the executive director of Late Night Library. His writing has appeared in Carve Magazine, The Fiddlehead, Tin House’s Open Bar, Saranac Review, Reed Magazine, Water~Stone Review, and elsewhere.
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